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Longnor Flower Festival
17 Jun 2019
Longnor Flower Festival - Sat 22nd-Sun 23rd June It’s all now crystal clear at St Mary’s Church, Longnor, where volunteers have been tackling the delicate job of cleaning the historic windows ready for the big Flower Festival this coming Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June. Church Warden Annabel Warburg said: “The old windows appear not to have been cleaned in living memory. Now, thanks to our...
17 Jun 2019
Self Help Africa have teamed up with Shrewsbury Food Festival to host an online auction to coincide with this year’s event. Auction for Africa showcases the ‘Best of Shropshire’ featuring one-of-a-kind foodie gifts and fun experiences - it’s a feast for the eyes! Bidding is now open and will close at 5pm on Sunday 30th June, the final day of the Festival. All auction lots have been generously...
14 Jun 2019
Horse racing has been around for several years. Only that it became very popular recently. The history of horse racing dates back to as early as c.1500 B.C when it was said to have started in Assyria. Aside this, chariot racing was popular in the Roman times. Although the first recorded horse racing event is said to have taken place at Smithfield, London, England. Just as Chariots was known with...
14 Jun 2019
Shropshire has a brand new live variety event to look forward to this summer with a packed programme planned for visitors throughout the day. Shrewsbury Live will be taking place at the Greenhous West Mid Showground on Sunday, August 4 with the star entertainment on the day being provided by monster trucks. It is being organised by the Shropshire and West Midlands Agricultural Society with a...
Daniel James manchester United
13 Jun 2019
Not too long ago Manchester United's first summer signing Daniel James was playing for Shrewsbury Town in the league one on loan from Swansea City. Unfortunately the loan spell didn't work out and the player was sent back to Swansea but the speed demon is now not only a full Wales international but has signed for one of the biggest clubs in the world in a deal said to be worth £15m. The player...
Photo f previous firework display created by MLE Pyrotechnic.
12 Jun 2019
Visitors to Shrewsbury Flower Show can be assured of a real whizz-bang finale this year with the news of a new company coming on board to put on the traditional fireworks display. The display has closed the Show for more than 100 years with thousands of people watching the spectacular on both nights. This year’s show will again take place in The Quarry on Friday 9thand Saturday 10th August....
11 Jun 2019
Iscoyd Park, the private country house wedding and events venue, which touches the borders of North Wales, Shropshire and Cheshire, will be hosting its latest Supper Club with guest speaker, world-renowned interior designer Suzy Hoodless, on Thursday 27th June. This Supper Club is a unique opportunity to get tips and advice from one of the country’s leading interior designers. Suzy will talk...
05 Jun 2019
Alun Cochrane is headlining June's comedy club on 30th June. £7 Tickets only available from the old post office behind the bar or by ringing and purchasing them on 01743 236019. Alun Cochrane is an award-winning stand-up comedian and broadcaster. A master at observational comedy and an expert in storytelling, Alun often tells tales about eating, sleeping, daydreaming, driving, being a son,...
Dan Walsh Trio by Kate Gallow
29 May 2019
Doors: 19:30-21:30  Tickets: £13.00  Box Office: 07790 265681 After two stripped back solo albums, Dan Walsh returns with a brand new album featuring the new Dan Walsh trio with award winning fiddler Ciaran Algar (Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar, Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys) and mandolin maestro Nic Zuppardi (Shackleton Trio). After a successful first tour for the trio last year, the new material...
Shrewsbury Food Festival
28 May 2019
The Shrewsbury Food Festival returns on the 29th and 30th June for its seventh year, with 200 exhibitors, a bigger, better BBQ area, demonstrations, chef school, live music and lots of fun activities for kids.  The festival was attended by around 30,000 people last year. For the third year running the festival was named the ‘Best Food Festival in the Midlands’ at the What’s On Readers’ Awards...
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